Adjective "underdone" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of food) insufficiently cooked.
  1. 'heavy, underdone meat'
  2. 'Okay, maybe the chips were fractionally underdone, but we're talking nanoseconds.'
  3. 'The bass is a bit underdone, but overall, this is a wonderful decibel delight.'
  4. 'The lobster was slightly underdone, firm and tasty - this was a French dish made Italian.'
  5. 'The meat was sliced rather than the usual cubed and the potato a little underdone.'
  6. 'Both came with a side salad; it was fresh and crisp - vegetables and an overflowing plate of chips which were, if I had to complain, just a touch underdone.'
  7. 'I remember when I took over my Neal Street restaurant in 1980, people wanted kidneys grilled, underdone.'
  8. '‘Eat up, Kyle,’ said Stan, holding a plate of burnt bacon and underdone toast.'


1. (of food) not thoroughly cooked; not cooked enough.

2. Chiefly British. (of meat) rare.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be underdone versus places."

"kisses can be underdone as steaks."

"people/places/organizations can be underdone."

"people can be underdone."

"mines can be underdone."

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